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  • Research on a Global Scale

    UZH researchers work with partners around the world on medical, legal, social, economic and political issues and questions.

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Prof. Dr. Adrian Daub

The Cancel Culture and Academic Freedom Debate: An All-American Export?

Lecture (in German) by Prof. Dr. Adrian Daub, DLCL Stanford University. From the series "Who gets to speak?". Next Wednesday, 13 December, 6:00pm to 8:00pm, UZH City Campus.
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Shaping the Future

Seven faculties, over 150 departments and more than 200 study programs: benefit from the interdisciplinary and pioneering spirit of Switzerland’s largest university.
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Cutting-Edge Research

Imagination, daring, patience and determination are vital to shed light on scientific unknowns and make breakthrough discoveries. For this, freedom and space to reflect and question are required.
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Exhilarating Variety

UZH encompasses a huge breadth of differing but mutually stimulating perspectives, ways of thinking and academic milieus. Our knowledge and findings are made to be shared: let yourself be inspired.


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The Ethnographic Museum is showcasing embroidered Bedouin textiles from the Negev desert, including their origins and the context in which they were created.
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Public Lecture Series

"Challenging Powers", "The First Word" or "Catholic Church and Abuse": You are invited to the "Ringvorlesungen" of the fall semester. Free of charge, no registration required. Until 21 December.
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UZH Weekly

In our Friday newsletter UZH Weekly we send you a round-up of the best university stories of the week, as well as a selection of upcoming events and links to media coverage featuring UZH experts.


  • Today
    13:30 Uhr
    The impact of plant sciences on our lives - food, environment, health and knowledge of science - 25th Anniversary Symposium of the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center
  • Sat, 9.12.
    10:00 Uhr
    Die radiologische Herzbildgebung – gestern, heute, übermorgen
  • Sat, 9.12.
    11:15 Uhr
    Biomechanical Factors in the Development of Temporomandibular Disorders
  • Sat, 9.12.
    12:30 Uhr
    Chirurgie auf der dunklen Seite der Luft
  • Sun, 10.12.
    11:30 Uhr
    Sonntagsführung: Aye-Aye was seh ich da? – Primaten im Fokus
  • Sun, 10.12.
    14:00 Uhr
    Familienworkshops: «Schmatz, würg, pups und kack – vom Fressen und Verwerten im Tierreich» Ausscheiden
  • Sun, 10.12.
    15:00 Uhr
    Familienworkshops: «Schmatz, würg, pups und kack – vom Fressen und Verwerten im Tierreich» Ausscheiden
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Planning to join us from abroad?

The University of Zurich is home to students and staff from over 120 countries. Find out more about our diverse and inspiring learning, research and working environment.
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UZH Condemns Terrorist Attacks on Israel

UZH condemns the horrific terrorist attacks by Hamas against Israel. Our thoughts are with the victims and their loved ones as well as those suffering from the attack, regardless of their nationality or background.
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Solidarity with Ukraine

Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine lasts on. UZH continues to support refugees, people affected, and UZH members.